jet - Eliahu Hershkovitz - October 6, 2010
Israeli F-16 Hawk fighter plane. Photo by Eliahu Hershkovitz
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Israeli jets hit three targets in the Syrian Golan early Tuesday, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

The warplanes struck administrative and military sites, killing two security guards and two women, AFP reported, citing the NGO.

"Israeli planes flying over the occupied Golan Heights launched rockets into southern Syria's Quneitra province at around 1:15 am [local time]. Rockets hit Base 90 -- a Syrian military airbase -- and regime bastion Baath City. Four people were killed," the NGO said.

The women and guards were killed in a strike targeting the home of the Quneitra province's governor, AFP reported, citing the Observatory.

"A second strike on another area of Baath City also caused casualties, but we have been unable to confirm the number so far," AFP cited the organization's director Rami Abdel Rahman as saying. He also said Base 90, a Syrian military airbase, was hit.

The reported strikes came after a rocket fired from Syria hit the Golan Heights on Monday evening.